Both forms of therapy are used to counteract unwanted thoughts, emotions and behavioral patterns. This type of therapy can also encourage the individual to transcend their physical and mental limitations; to explore painful memories they have hidden from their conscious minds.
In addition, hypnosis enables people to perceive some things differently, such as blocking an awareness of pain.
Transpersonal therapy (also known as transpersonal counseling) is a humanistic approach to therapy. Ultimately, in transpersonal therapy process of healing and growth is approached through recognition of the centrality of self and deepening in spiritual development of being.